Auction 161, Lot 549

"Catalonia", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Northeastern Spain

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.8 x 5.7 inches
19.8 x 14.5 cm

Lovely small map of the region of Catalonia depicting dozens of cities, including Barcelona. Adorned with a compass rose and a strapwork title cartouche topped with the coat of arms of Barcelona. German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #6250:352.1.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with light toning and scattered foxing primarily confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/8/2017